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Manticore Games is building a “truly level playing field” for game...

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "If one trend has defined the recent history of the games business, it's the emergence of the battle royale. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and...

Back-end engine developer Pragma closes $4.2m seed round

gamesindustry.biz reports: "Back-end engine developer Pragma has closed a seed funding round worth $4.2 million. Founded earlier this year the Los Angeles, California-based company...

Colin Firth’s Raindog Films Plots TV Push After Capital Injection

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Raindog Films, the U.K. production company set up by Colin Firth and former Sony Music CEO Ged Doherty, is planning...

Jack Dorsey Remains Twitter CEO After Company Makes Peace With Activist...

Variety reports: "Jack Dorsey will continue at helm of Twitter after the company reached an agreement with an activist investor that had been potentially...

Horizon raises another $5M to put virtual items on the blockchain...

TechCrunch reports: "If a player picks up an item in an online video game, who owns that item? The player, or the company that...

Esports Players League raises $1m in seed round

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "The Esports Players League (ESPL) has raised $1 million in a seed round led by the venture capital firm 500 Startups. The...

Quibi Closes Upsized $750 Million Second Round of Funding for Mobile-Video...

Variety reports: "One month ahead of commercial launch, Quibi said it closed $750 million in second-round funding, which the premium mobile-subscription player believes will...

GameOn Technology scores $10.5 million in financing for sports and gaming...

VentureBeat reports: "GameOn Technology has raised $10.5 million in growth capital in the form of a convertible note financing. That means investors are loaning...

FunCraft raises $1.8 million

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Mobile startup FunCraft has emerged from stealth as it announces a successful funding round of $1.8 million. The investment was led by...

Once a “Blind Spot,” Kid-Safe Content Becomes Big Tech Obsession

Hollywood Reporter reports: "Back in 2013, when Dylan Collins went fundraising for his kid-safe tech startup, SuperAwesome, he was surprised by the lack of...